Immigration Law/Litigation – Defense before the Immigration Courts (Executive Office for Immigration Review), which includes, but is not limited to, bond redetermination, motions to change venue, motions to terminate, requests for prosecutorial discretion, motion or requests for administrative closure, subpoenas, motions to re-open, and relief from deportation. Representation at deferred inspections and related matters. Appeals at the Board of Immigration Appeals. Federal immigration litigation, such as Writs of mandamus, habeas corpus, and declaratory action for humane treatment and decisions based upon the Administrative Procedures Act. Petitions for Review before the Courts of Appeal.
Marriage-Based Immigration – We give couples the chance to immigrate based on marriage to a United States citizen or permanent resident.
I-130 Visa – Our immigration lawyer helps family members of U.S. citizens or green card holders enter and adjust their status in the country based on an I-130 visa.
J-1 Waivers – J-1 Waivers are based upon no objection, hardship, or other grounds to overcome residence requirements.
Fiance/K1 Visa – We help people enter the country due to their upcoming marriage to a lawful resident or U.S. citizen.
Other Immigration Matters– Representation for victims of certain crimes known as U and T Visas, Representation for permanent residence for certain abused spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (VAWA). DACA renewal, Special Immigrant Juvenile status, and Parole in Place for parents of active members of the armed forces. Representation and counseling on Religious visas and Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
Business Immigration and Non-Immigration Visas – Representation and preparation of applications for visas for non-immigrants: H1b, L1a, L2, O, P, etc. National Interest Waivers, Investor Visas EB-5, E visas, etc.
Employer Sanctions – Defense, representation, and counseling for civil I-9 audits/self-audits, notices to produce documents for proof of immigration status of employees. Other related issues, such as wage audits, litigation, appeals, and negotiation to avoid criminal prosecution, where possible.
Citizenship – Our talented legal team helps individuals reach their goal of obtaining citizenship on derivative or naturalization grounds. We also help with Declaratory Judgments and Citizenship Appeals in the Central, Northern, and Southern Illinois Districts, along with the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
CR1 Visa – We give married individuals the option of entering the U.S. by applying for a CR1 visa.
DACA – We assist children of illegal immigrants in taking advantage of the government’s DACA program.
Deportation Defense – We fight vigorously for immigrants who are facing deportation proceedings but who deserve a chance to live in the United States.
E1 Visa – We help nonimmigrants come to the U.S. temporarily for business purposes under the E1 visa.
E2 Visa – We understand the complicated process of getting approved for an E2 visa, which allows an investor entrance into the U.S. for a proposed business opportunity.
National Interest Waiver – When immigrants find it hard to receive an employment visa, we may be able to help them achieve their immigration goals by applying for a national interest waiver.
Employment-Based Immigration – We help employees come to the U.S. under a variety of temporary visas, including H-1B, B-1, E visas, L visas, and O visas.
F1 Visa – We help students reinstate their status or seek visa foils or admission after complications within the United States.
Family-Based Immigration – We unite families by helping relatives enter the U.S. as beneficiaries of their citizen, visa-holding, or green card-holding loved ones.
H-1B Visa – We know how to apply in an effective manner to get our clients the best chance of receiving an H-1B visa.
I-R5 Visa – We work with individuals to help their parents immigrate to the U.S. with an iR5 visa.
I-751 Visa – We help clients become permanent residents by removing the conditions from their marriage-based green cards.
K3 Visa – Our immigration attorney helps foreign nationals avoid long wait times by coming to the U.S. with a K3 visa rather than waiting on an excessively delayed marriage-based green card outside of the United States.
L1 Visa – We assist companies who need to bring employees with special skills and knowledge into the United States.
Naturalization – We help foreign-born individuals become naturalized citizens by meeting the criteria set forth in U.S. immigration law.
O-1 Visa – We help individuals with extraordinary talents enter the U.S. based on an O-1 visa.
U-Visas Asylum – Our immigration lawyer helps individuals seeking asylum obtain a U visa and, when possible, allows them to testify as victims and remain in the United States.